Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Furniture Shop Interior Designer Job Re-Advertisement

Interior Designer

Re - Advertisement


Our client is a furniture shop dealing with office furniture, kitchen and bathroom fittings, and is looking for an Interior Designer who can design Kitchens, Bathrooms and Office Furniture.


Job Roles and Responsibilities
  • Taking client briefs, and assembling client information for design development
  • Carry out detailed site surveys and computerizing the collated data
  • Conceptualize the process and preparation of all presentation materials
  • Prepare production information for projects (working drawings and schedules)
  • Assisting in the general project administration and documentation
  • Carry out any other duties as required from time to time commensurate with the role
Required Qualifications & Competencies
  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design, Graphic Design or Architecture
  • Must have at least 2 years’ relevant work experience
  • Must be able to design kitchens and office furniture
  • Good working knowledge of ArchiCad and AutoCad
  • Possesses good conceptualization skills and the ability to develop design concepts into viable design solutions
  • Exhibited strong design flair, with passion for great design;
  • Demonstrate a high level of initiative and attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure and with short time lines, schedule and prioritize projects, accept criticism and other ideas
  • Be a team player who is a problem solver, enthusiastic, highly motivated
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Have good communication skills with regard to written, drawn and verbal and presentation skills.
  • Be goals and results oriented and able to multi-task
If you meet the above requirements send your CV only, to vacancies@corporatestaffing.co.ke, indicating the title (Interior Designer) on the subject line.

Car & General Sales Engineer for Compressors Job in Kenya

Sales Engineer for Compressors

Car & General (K) Ltd is inviting applications for Sales Engineers for I/R Compressors with the following qualifications:-
 
Requirements:
  • Must have a background preferably of Electro-Mechanical engineering
  • Must have a working experience of 5 years in sales of compressed air solutions. Piston and Rotary screw type will be an added advantage.
  • Aged between 27 – 35 years
  • Must have a clean driving license of at least 5 years
  • Excellent communication
  • A person of integrity
  • Strong interpersonal skills with strong belief, and conviction in customer satisfaction.
  • Computer literate
  • Must be able to work independently and meet strict deadlines.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Direct sales and visits to clients
  • Exploring new markets
  • Market intelligence
  • Supervision and provision of guidance to the sales team
  • Assessment of customer satisfaction
  • Management of contracts and projects
  • Giving monthly sales reports
  • Preparation of tender documents for Compressors
  • Updating customers on products
  • Visiting existing customers
If your background, experience and competencies match the above specifications, please send your application, detailed CV indicating daytime telephone numbers and email address, attach copies of academic and professional certificates, diplomas or transcripts to the address below not later than 10th May, 2013.
 
HR & Administration Manager
P O Box 20001 – 00200
Nairobi

Riley Group Guards and Guardettes, Senior Training Officer, Mechanic and Dog Trainer Jobs in Kenya

Riley Group
 
Want to make it big in a fast growing security & courier company?

We are a fast growing security and courier company in Kenya. 
We pride ourselves in delivering customer solutions not just products. 
Our solutions are custom made and are synonymous with quality and value.

To support our growing business, we now want to recruit talented candidates to fill the following positions:
 
Guards and Guardettes (600)
 
Will be required to perform guarding duties in different parts of the country.
 
Requirements
  • Kenyan citizen 
  • Age 24 to 35 years of age
  • Original National ID plus copy 
  • Height, minimum 5’8” feet for men and 5’5” feet for ladies
  • Academic qualifications- KCSE D plain and above  (Bring along original academic certificates and copies)
  • Current Certificate of good conduct from CID plus
  • A letter from area Chief copy
  • 3 reference letters from persons known to you one of which must be a local pastor or Priest and copies of their National identity cards
Recruitment Dates
 
We shall conduct recruitment in the following towns as follows:

 We are also recruiting for the following positions
 
1. Senior Training Officer (1)
 
2. Mechanic (2)
 
3. Dog Trainer (1)
 
To apply for the positions of Senior Training Officer, Mechanic or Dog Trainer, please check details on our website www.rileyservices.org and send your application letter and updated CV to email: info@riley.co.ke to reach us not later than 8th May 2013
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Vihiga County Assembly Service Board Member Job in Kenya

Republic of Kenya
Vihiga County Assembly
 
Office of the Interim County Assembly Clerk

Member of the County Assembly Service Board

 
To enable effective carrying out of functions of a County Assembly, the County Government Act No.17 of 2012 has established the County Assembly Service Board. 
Pursuant to this statutory requirement, then the County Assembly of Vihiga wishes to invite applications from suitable and qualified persons to be considered for the position of a Member of Vihiga County Assembly Service Board.
 
a) Providing service and facilities to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the County Assembly.
 
b) Constituting offices in the County Assembly Service and appointing and supervising office holders
 
c) Preparing annual estimates of expenditure of the County Assembly Service and submitting them to the County Assembly for approval and exercising budgetary control over the services.
 
d) Undertaking, singly or jointly with other relevant organizations, programmes to promote the ideals of parliamentary democracy, and
 
e) Performing other functions necessary for the well-being of the member and staff of the County Assembly or prescribed by National legislation.
 
Section 12 of the Act further states that the County Assembly Service Board shall comprise the Speaker of the County Assembly as the chairperson, the Leader of the Majority Party, the Leader of the Minority Party and one person resident in the County, appointed by the County.

How to Apply
 
a) Each application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum Virtae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonial and letter from the area chief confirming that the applicant is a resident of an area within the Vihiga County.
 
b) All applicants should be clearly marked “application for the position of a Member of the County Assembly Service Board” on an envelope and can be addressed or hand delivered to the office of:-
 
The interim Clerk/Secretary
County Assembly of Vihiga
Vihiga County Assembly Service Board
P.O. Box 90 – 50300
Maragoli

Email: countycouncilofvihiga@gmail.com
 
So as reach him not later than 10th May, 2013 before 1700 hours
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for interviews.
 
Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply

MSF Switzerland Supply Officer Job in AGOK, South Sudan

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, humanitarian, non-governmental organisation providing assistance to people in need as a result of natural and man-made disasters, irrespective of race, religion, ideology or politics.
 
MSF Switzerland (MSF-CH) is currently seeking to employ a qualified candidate for the following
position:
 
Function: Supply Officer
 
Location: AGOK / South Sudan
 
Scope of responsibilities:
 
The Supply Officer is responsible for co-ordinating and guaranteeing an effective and efficient project supply chain management and for the implementation of all the defined standards in accordance with the MSF CH policy and standard.
  • Monitor and organize the reception of international and local freight
  • Propose different options of an adapted Supply Chain Management strategy to the Project Team
  • Implement, monitor and evaluate the validated Supply Chain Management strategy under the Project Log and Supply Manager responsibility
  • Manage Project supply HR setup and provide an adequate technical support and a continuous HR reinforcement (training, coaching, etc)
  • Follow up the performance of the Project supply teams according to their role of responsibilities (as stated in job description)
  • Ensure the implementation of the current supply tools and system, propose new tools if necessary
  • Ensure the general functioning of the project for stock management. Collaborate with the MTL for drug supply issues (e.g.: drug rupture)
  • Ensure the general functioning of the transport and purchasing activities according to the mission supply guideline and donors requirements
  • Ensure the stability of supply activities within regular and emergency intervention within the project
  • Manage client’s visits on regular basis to offer a permanent support to the direct and indirect supply chain actors
Recruitment criteria:
 
Education:  
  • Diploma in logistic management and/or supply chain management is a plus
  • Any logistic course
Experience:
  • 1 year experience in the area of humanitarian logistics
  • Experience in industrial logistics is a plus
Languages: English (fluent written and spoken)
 
Knowledge:
  • Good technical knowledge in stock management (equipment, consumable with or without expiration date)
  • Good technical knowledge in management of items, description and codification
  • Good technical knowledge of procurement (quotation system, tender, etc...)
  • Good technical knowledge on transport procedures (truck checking, loading, break of loading…)
Personal qualities:
  • Ability to manage a team, good communication skills, negotiating and organisational skills,
  • flexibility, resourcefulness, ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment,
  • pro-active attitude, open-mindedness. 
  • Able to train and coach, diplomatic.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their application letter and a detailed CV to the HR department at MSF Switzerland via email to msfch-jubahospital-hrmanagernbo@geneva.msf.org by 8/05/2013
 
Short-listed candidates will be invited to an interview.

KEMRI / CDC Program Data Clerk Job in Nairobi Kenya

KEMRI / CDC Research and Public Health Collaboration
 
Vacancy No: K41/04/2013
 
Program description: This program is collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention whose remit is to conduct research in malaria, HIV and other diseases. 
The Program wishes to fill one position for Data Clerk in the Global Disease Detection Program (GDD) to work for the International Emerging and Infections program (IEIP).
 
Position: Data Clerk (MR 4) 
1 Position
 
Reporting to: Data Analyst
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Minimum Requirements: Education: High School Certificate KCSE Minimum C- Or its Equivalent Certificates in computer Operation packages (Ms Word, Ms.Excel, Ms.Power point Access) One year’s experience in data using Microsoft Access, Excel, Office, and PowerPoint
 
Desirable Qualities:
  • Understanding of importance of quality and timely data.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of medical records and observe good clinical practice.
  • Good typing and data entry speed.
  • Ability to work well with others in a team.
Position Summary: The incumbent will work as a member of the Data Management Team and will be responsible for retrieval, organizing, entering and cleaning of data into computer systems and filling data for the Influenza program in Nairobi.
 
Essential Job Functions: Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Ensuring timely and accurate data entry into the databases.
  2. Cleaning and ensuring completeness of electronic and hard copy data.
  3. Support with data scanning and verification.
  4. Assist in setting up and management of the databases.
  5. Assist in the compilation and ad hoc analysis of data.
  6. Ensue all data (soft and hard copy) is documented and filed appropriately.
  7. Maintaining data security and confidentiality.
  8. Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
Terms of Employment: Contract for 1 year renewable as per KEMRI schemes of service. Probation period for the first 3 months. Salary negotiable within the appropriate grade depending on education, experience and demonstrated competency.
 
Applications are due no later than: 9th May 2013 to: 
Human Resource Manager, 
KEMRI/CDC Program, 
P.O. Box 1578, 
Kisumu. 
Or email to recruitment@kemricdc.org 
or log into our web www.jobs.cdckemri.org
 
Applications MUST include the following: Letter of Application (INDICATE VACANCY NUMBER) Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses Copies of Certificates
 
Note: Applications must include copies of certificates/Transcripts. Applications without this will be disregarded.
 
Internal candidates interested in applying for this position are strongly advised to access an internal candidate application form available in the CDC Intranet; print and process it through the project Managers and attach it before forwarding application to HR.
 
The KEMRI/CDC Program is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including, application, interview meeting and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such a request immediately to: 0701112145

KEMRI / CDC Program Data Specialist Job in Nairobi Kenya

KEMRI / CDC Research and Public Health Collaboration
 
Vacancy No: K42/04/2013
 
Program description: This program is a collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention whose remit is to conduct research in malaria, HIV and other diseases. 
The Program wishes to fill one Data Specialist position in the Global Disease Detection Program (GDD) to work for the International Emerging and Infections program (IEIP).
 
Position: Data Specialist
MR
1 Position
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Reports to: Data Manager.
 
Essential Requirements: Diploma in Information Technology, IMIS, Database Management, Health Records or related field One year’s experience in data Management
 
Desirable Qualities
  • Proficiency in SQL database management and visual Basic.net application tools. 
  • Experience with performing data capture and performing data checks especially with scannable software. 
  • Excellent knowledge of database programs such as MS Access, Excel and Epi-info. 
  • Must be able to type 25 wpm. 
  • Experience in the use of electronic data capture tools including Smartphones, PDAs etc 
  • Ability to trouble shoot Smart-phones, PDA data collection software. 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of Research medical records and observe good clinical practice (GCP) 
  • Proficiency in English and Kiswahili both written and oral.
Specific Responsibilities
 
The incumbent will work as a member of the Data Management Team, reporting to the Data Manager with the following responsibilities:
  1. Ensure an efficient Data collection, collation, verification scanning within the IEIP program in Kibera.
  2. Ensuring a smooth work relationship between data department and other IEIP-Nairobi departments including the Field team.
  3. Preliminary data cleaning and validations before uploading on a server.
  4. Performing data entry whenever necessary as advised by supervisor.
  5. Documentation including both physical and electronic filing.
  6. Assure data quality is maintained throughout.
  7. Ensure by-weekly upload of data from the field to the office servers.
  8. Any other duty as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor
Applications are due no later than: 9th May 2013 to: 
Human Resource Manager, 
KEMRI/CDC Program, 
P.O. Box 1578, 
Kisumu. 
Or email to recruitment@kemricdc.org 
or log into our web www.jobs.cdckemri.org
 
Applications MUST include the following: Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number) Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses Copies of Certificates
 
Note: Applications must include copies of certificates/Transcripts. Applications without this will be disregarded.
 
Internal candidates interested in applying for this position are strongly advised to access an internal candidate application form available in the CDC Intranet; print and process it through the project Managers and attach it before forwarding application to HR.
 
The KEMRI/CDC Program is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including, application, interview meeting and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such a request immediately to: 0701112145

KEMRI / CDC Program Computer Technologist Job in Tabitha Clinic, Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya

KEMRI / CDC Research and Public Health Collaboration
 
Vacancy No: K43/04/2013
 
Program description: This program is collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) whose mission is to conduct research and program evaluation in malaria, HIV and other diseases. 
It is within this mandate that the program has a vacancy for a Medical Records Technologist in the International Emerging Infectious Program-Tabitha Clinic.
 
Position: Computer Technologist III 
1 Position
MR 7
 
Location: Tabitha Clinic- Kibera
 
Reports to: Clinic Administrator
 
Essential Requirements: Diploma in Computer Science, Statistics or equivalent Proficiency in standard office tools will be required. A minimum of one year experience with Patient Electronic Health System.
 
Desirable Qualities: 
  • Attention to details and good work ethics 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of medical records and observe good clinical practice (GCP) 
  • Good judgment in problem solving, awareness of own limitations, and strong internal motivation essential 
  • Be able to prioritize tasks and meet set deadlines. 
  • Be able to work well in a team 
  • Proficiency in excel, Access or other database applications, and internet research. 
  • Hard working, diligent and ready to work in a multidisciplinary environment 
  • Excellent interpersonal, written & verbal communication skills 
  • Experience with electronic household survey data collection in Kibera. 
  • Knowledge of computer programming languages e.g. Visual Basic or SQL will be an advantage 
  • Training on Good Clinical Practice (GCP).
Responsibilities and Specific Tasks:
 
The Computer Technologist will report to clinic Manager and perform the following tasks;
  1. Overseeing the registration of/verification of registration information of persons enrolled in the surveillance program.
  2. Facilitating cross working relationship between the field office, data office and the clinic to ensure accurate data and timely communication.
  3. Maintain records for all non surveillance patients as well as for those missing in the database
  4. Communicate closely with clinic team to ensure priority task are completed.
  5. Deal with routine problems or issues related to the Electronic Health system that arise in the course of data handling.
  6. Work closely with the programmer to ensure that the Electronic Health system runs smoothly.
  7. Verifying and reconciling clinic visit forms received from the clinicians to ensure completion and accuracy of demographics
  8. Perform other duties as assigned
Applications are due no later than: 9th May 2013 to: 
Human Resource Manager, 
KEMRI/CDC Program, 
P.O. Box 1578, 
Kisumu. 
Or email to recruitment@kemricdc.org 
or log into our web www.jobs.cdckemri.org
 
Applications MUST include the following: Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number) Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses Copies of Certificates
 
Note: Applications must include copies of certificates/Transcripts. Applications without this will be disregarded.
 
Internal candidates interested in applying for this position are strongly advised to access an internal candidate application form available in the CDC Intranet; print and process it through the project Managers and attach it before forwarding application to HR.
 
The KEMRI/CDC Program is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including, application, interview meeting and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such a request immediately to: 0701112145

Monday, 29 April 2013

KOMAZA Short-term Purchasing & Sales Officer Job in Kilifi Kenya

Industry: Social Business / International Development / Non-profit

Employer: KOMAZA

Position: Short-term Purchasing & Sales officer

Location: Kilifi, Kenya

Reports to: Director of Finance and Administration

Duration: Three to four month fixed-term contract

Comp/Benefits:
Competitive

Application Deadline: Tuesday 30th April 2013

Start Date: As soon as available

The person should be willing and able to work in Kilifi on short notice for a short duration.

Founded in 2006, KOMAZA is a social enterprise creating sustainable economic opportunities for farmers living in Africa’s semi-arid regions. 
Working through a network of field staff, we partner with rural families and help them plant and maintain small-scale, income-generating tree farms.

About the role

KOMAZA seeks to recruit a procurement and logistics management professional on a short-term basis to assist in the coordination of purchasing and sales operations of the company.  
The person will assist in activities related to procurement, logistics & sales for our rural field operations as well as urban office.

With support from the Finance Director, typical duties will include:

Procurement
  • Determine the most effective and/or economical means for KOMAZA to procure supplies, inputs, tools and equipment, etc. for crop production, research and development, and organizational development
  • Compile information, research and records on suppliers, prices, specifications and contact details to help in purchasing order decisions
  • Consult catalogues, internet, and suppliers to obtain prices and specifications
  • Assist in the management, planning, organizing and controlling of the activities of placing and processing order requests from functional or project team owners
Logistics
  • Support the efforts of subcontractors, suppliers, and field staff and resolve logistics problems to ensure commitments are met
Storage and Inventory
  • Support in the management and control storage and distribution activities of KOMAZA to ensure maximum utilization of facilities and other inventory
  • Search inventory records or storage facilities to determine if material on hand is in sufficient quantity
  • Participate in regular inventory audit of inputs, tools and equipment
Office and Field Based Work
  • Assist on projects as assigned, which may include working to improve KOMAZA’s internal procedures.
  • Support all other supervisors charged with the management and distribution of tools, equipment and other stocks with proper accountability of supplies
Qualifications
  • Certifications in procurement and logistics management OR related disciplines preferred. Recent graduates in Economics or business are encouraged to apply.
  • Good analytical skills, attention to detail and a person of high integrity
  • Creative problem-solver; this position will require someone who can accomplish tasks creatively with minimal oversight by following through with instructions
Email your resume and cover letter to: info@kenyaxperience.org by Tuesday 30th April 2013

KOMAZA Video Production Intern Job in Kilifi Kenya

Founded in 2006, KOMAZA is a social enterprise creating sustainable economic opportunities for farmers living in Africa’s semi-arid regions. 
Working through a network of field staff, we partner with rural families and help them plant and maintain small-scale, income-generating tree farms.

KOMAZA is looking for an intern / volunteer in the period June / July 2013
 
 
Video Production Summer Internship 2013

Wanted: A current student or recent graduate with video production skills who can help create technical training videos to support the operations of a young, international social business working in the agroforestry field.

Commitment: 3-4 month internship

Location: Kilifi County, Kenya

Comp/Benefits: NA

Application Deadline: Open

Start Date: Flexible, but June or July 2013

The Role
KOMAZA seeks a Video Production Summer Intern who will plan, direct, coordinate and shoot technical training videos for the field operations of the company. 
The intern will have a chance to do everything involved in video production such as filming, capturing video off the internet, importing footage, logging, editing, building DVDs, uploading videos and adding subtitles to video.  
We would also appreciate help in coming up with ideas for fun, creative ways to communicate the messages we need to send to the field staff.  
The ideal candidate is a student or a recent graduate with a strong interest in sustainable development, agriculture and capacity-building. 
 The ability to deal flexibly with farmers and be dependable, enthusiastic and professional will enable you to have success in this role. Although this internship is unpaid, KOMAZA can provide on-site housing at a minimal rate & will cover all operational costs.

This position reports to the Technology Manager.  
Komaza can offer recommendations upon successful completion of the internship.

Qualifications
  • Proficient in video camera operation
  • Must have own laptop with video editing software such as Final Cut or Avid
  • Familiar with web video editing and publishing tools
  • Strong communication and artistic skills
  • Must be organized and detail oriented
  • Proven ability to work independently and be self-motivated
  • Belief in our organization’s mission and interest in social change
Applications: You can fill the registration of interest form at www.kenyaxperience.org or send resume, cover letter along with artwork/design samples from your portfolio to: info@kenyaxperience.org
Please indicate Komaza Video Production Intern in subject line for expedited processing.

Accommodation:
KOMAZA provides on-site housing in Kilifi for about 70 euro per month.

Save the Children Regional Administration Coordinator Job in Kenya

Save the Children East Africa Regional Office (EARO) is looking to recruit a Regional Administration Coordinator.
 
Role Purpose:
 
As a key member of the Regional Office Administration team you will be the trusted partner of the Deputy Regional Director on all administrative matters. 
You will ensure efficient operations and procedures at the Regional Office in order to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency. 
This will include management of SCI’s Administrative policy/systems development, procurement and supplier management, relevant liaison and other administration support activities at the regional office level.
 
This role primarily focuses on the Regional Office, but will also support development of Country Offices’ administration.

Key Areas of Accountability:
  • Administration Management of Regional Office
  • Development, implementation and monitoring of systems; policies and procedures
Qualifications and Experience:
  • University degree in Business Administration; Management or related field is required; 
  • Post graduate preferable only if connected with practical experience; 
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience; 
  • Experience working with an International Non-Governmental organization with regional exposure is desirable;
  • Experience managing staff; Commitment to Save the Children values.
Key Duties:
  • Manage Administration team to ensure peak performance that includes high ethical standards; excellent team work and overall efficiency.
  • Develop; coordinate and ensure quality of comprehensive administrative policies and procedures in accordance with global organizational standards.
  • Develop systems to improve efficiency and cost-effectiveness of the administrative operations.
  • Support Country Offices on administration related policies and systems development
  • In collaboration with Deputy Regional Director, represent SCI EARO at administrative, INGO or government forums, ensuring professional liaison with various authorities.
  • Liaise with Save the Children Members globally to address administrative/ legal needs of member representatives at EARO.
  • Ensure a safe; secure and professional workplace.
  • Manage the procurement of services, supplies and capital assets including regular supplier analysis and monitoring quality service provision; in compliance to SCI logistics standards
  • Manage all assets of the regional office ensuring proper coding/tagging, record keeping, quality upgrades and disposals
  • Manage fleet operations; maintenance and coordination of local transportation for the Regional Office
  • Ensure the proper functioning and repair/maintenance of Regional Office utilities, facilities and equipment; in accordance to safety and security standards
  • Manage administration budget and administrative expenditure to ensure cost effectiveness ; manage supplier and advance accounts and administer all monthly billing
For a comprehensive job profile please contact EA.recruitment@savethechildren.org
 
This is a National Position. 
Please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter to EA.recruitment@savethechildren.org
 
Application closes 10th May 2013 at 5:00pm.
 
We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. 
We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts.

All successful applicants will therefore be required to complete a Police Check and must sign onto our Child Safeguarding Policy and organizational Code of Conduct.

French Speaking Safari Company Seeking Tour Consultant

We are a medium sized French owned company based in Karen, Nairobi, with over 15 years of professional experience across the East Africa Region, offering a wide range of tours and safaris.

We are looking for a qualified and experienced individual for the position of a Tour Consultant / Sales Representative

Main responsibilities:
  • Responsible for handling direct sales (answer clients, do quotes, send itineraries)
  • Organize logistics for tours
  • Ensuring deadlines and quality targets are adhered to
  • Help in booking of hotels / lodges / flights (making bookings, printing vouchers…etc)
  • Maintain existing relationships and identify & develop new business
Qualifications:
  • Fluent in French (a must)
  • Minimum 1 year experience in Tours and Safaris
  • Good knowledge of Kenya and Tanzania circuits
  • Diploma in Tours and Travel
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Proven ability to provide professional advice
  • Ability to cope with constructive remarks and work under pressure.
Candidates meeting this qualification can send their resumes (in French) as well as all educational testimonials to tourism746@yahoo.com
 
Only short listed applicants will be called for interview.

Bomet County Assembly Service Board Member Job in Kenya

Republic of Kenya
 
County Assembly of Bomet

Members of the County Assembly Service Board


To enable effective carrying out of functions of a County Assembly, the County Government Act No. 17 of 2012 has established the County Assembly Service Board which shall be responsible for the following functions:
 
a) Providing services and facilities to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the County Assemblies;
 
b) Constituting offices in the County Assembly Service and appointing and supervising office holders;
 
c) Preparing annual estimates of the expenditure of the County Assembly Service and submitting them to
County Assembly for approval and exercising budgetary control over the service;
 
d) Undertaking, singly or jointly with other relevant organizations, programmes to promote the ideals of parliamentary democracy; and,
 
e) Performing other functions necessary for the well-being of the member and staff of the County Assembly or prescribed by national legislation.
 
Section 12 of the Act further states that the County Assembly Service Board shall comprise the Speaker of the County Assembly as the chairperson, the Leader of the Majority Party, the Leader of the Minority Party and one person resident in the County, appointed by the County Assembly from among persons who have knowledge and experience in public affairs, but who is not a member of the County Assembly.
 
Pursuant to this statutory requirement, the Bomet County Assembly wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified person resident in the Bomet County, who has knowledge and experience in public affairs, but who is not a member of the County Assembly to be considered for the position of a member of the Bomet County Assembly Service Board.
 
How to Apply:
 
a) Each application should be accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, copies of relevant academic and professional certificates, National Identity Card or Passport, testimonials and a letter from the area Chief confirming that the applicant is a resident of an area within the Bomet County;
 
b) All applications should be clearly marked “Application for the position of a Member of the County Assembly Service Board” on an envelope and hand delivered to:
 
The Interim Clerk/Secretary
County Assembly Service Board
BOMET County Assembly
P.O. Box 19-20400
Bomet
 
Or Email: Bometcountyassembly@gmail.com
 
So as to reach him not later than Tuesday, 7th May, 2013 before 1700Hours.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the interviews. 
Women and persons with disability are encouraged to apply.
 
Richard Ondieki
Interim Clerk, County Assembly of Bomet

FMCG Marketing Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Are you a dynamic, self driven and ambitious Brand Manager with 2-3 years experience in FMCG brand management? 
If the answer is yes to this question, please read on...

Our client with established and well known brands in the industrial and allied sector in Kenya, wishes to identify and recruit a confident and results-driven Marketing Manager, who is keen on personal growth and success, to join a driven team in performing, among other duties, the following:
  • Leading product development efforts of the various brands and see to their launches in the market
  • Building brand equity through effective communication to enhance brand loyalty with target consumers
  • Effectively managing pricing strategy to optimize brand margins while retaining competitiveness and growing market share
  • Developing and managing departmental budgets to achieve set brand business objectives
  • Managing and coordinating departmental plans and the team to ensure sustained high performance
You will be part of the senior management team reporting to the MD and expected to be a graduate in a business related field with a post-graduate qualification in marketing a desirable achievement.
In addition, you must demonstrate knowledge and exposure in formulating marketing strategies and leadership in brand innovation, market research, communication and management of the media.
 
The details of the position are as follows:
 
Job Type: Permanent
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Salary: KShs.327,500/- + benefits
 
Please submit your application and CV to recruit@hcsskenya.co.ke so as to reach us by Friday May 3rd 2013.
 
Only qualified candidates will be acknowledged.

The Banda School Teaching Jobs in Science, English, Drama and Design Technology

The Banda School

IAPS Co-educational,
 
Weekly Boarding and Day
For September 2013 
The Banda, a leading IAPS school (1 -13 years) with small classes of friendly and motivated pupils, invites applications for the posts below. 
The school has an enviable reputation for academic, cultural and sporting excellence. 
We are particularly keen to appoint staff who have an ability to coach major team sports.

Teacher of Science
 
An energetic and dedicated teacher is needed to join this popular department and teach Years 5 - 8.
 
Teacher of English and Drama
 
An enthusiastic and talented teacher is needed to join this popular department and teach Years 5 - 8. 
The Head of Drama position may be available to the right candidate.
 
Teacher of Design Technology
 
An enthusiastic and experienced teacher is required to teach Design and Food technology throughout the school.
 
Applications with CV, photograph, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of two referees should reach the Headmaster by Friday 4th May, 2013.
 
The Banda School
P.O. Box 24722
Nairobi 00502, 
Kenya.
Tel: (00254-20) 8891220160 I 3547828
 
E-mail: office@bandaschool.com

Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa Accountant Job in Kenya

The Catholic Secretariat of Mombasa is the Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa (CAM) Administrative, facilitative and coordinative arm through which the CAM implements and coordinates various pastoral programs at the Archdiocese level and undertakes all those responsibilities which express the mission of the Catholic Church.

The organization is seeking for an outstanding, dynamic and result-oriented individual to fill the position of Accountant who shall be responsible for maintaining highest levels of integrity, quality and timeliness in financial reporting, in compliance with the organization’s internal policies, Regulatory requirements and donor rules and regulations.
 
Reporting line: The accountant shall report to the Senior Accountant.
 
Duties and responsibilities
  • Overseeing the accounting function including budgeting, cash flow management, payroll, management of periodic reports, maintenance of asset records, periodic account variance analysis, compliance with various legal requirements, licenses, rates, labor laws and tax returns, facilitating annual external audits. All responsibilities to be carried out in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, financial policies and procedures of CAM and all other applicable laws, rules and guidelines.
  • The maintenance of accounting records in the QuickBooks accounting system.
  • Continuous enhancement of internal control policies and procedures, administering, interpreting and explaining applicable rules, laws and regulations to other department heads and staff.
  • Assisting in the development and adherence of current and long-term organizational goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures for the organization.
Minimum Qualifications
  • CPA Part 2 Section 3
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a nonprofit organization.
  • Experience in working with QuickBooks accounting software.
  • Exposure to International Financial Reporting Standards.
Personal Traits
  • Committed Catholic, with good recommendation from own Parish Priest
  • A  person of attested integrity, with high degree of stewardship of resources
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, leadership and communication skills.
  • Result oriented, self-motivated and energetic.
Closing date 20th May, 2013
 
The applicants must include their certified testimonials certificates, detailed curriculum vitae, recommendation
from their parish priests, three referees, and day time telephone numbers, and send them to:

The Human Resource Manager,
Archdiocese of Mombasa
Box 84425 – 80100
Mombasa.
 
Or  hr@mombasacatholic.org

Hospitality Industry Sales Manager Job in Kenya

Sales Manager
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a motivated and results-driven individual with a leading supplier of Toiletries, Amenities, Linen, Crockery, Cutlery Glassware and Kitchen Accessories; the ideal one stop shop for the hospitality industry.
 
Job Description

Responsible for the continuous development and performance of all sales activities from our major clients key among them being hotels, lodges, apartments, institutions and bars and restaurants. 
Leads and directs a sales team staff for the achievement of maximum profitability and growth in line with company vision and values. 
Establishes plans and strategies to expand the customer base in the marketing area and contributes to the development of training and educational programs for staff.

Major responsibilities and key tasks
  • Manage all sales department Operations and key performance areas as a profit centre
  • Ensure sales targets are set and achieved within the given time frame
  • Create and review an effective sales commission structure in liaison with the directors
  • Ensure proper follow-up for all potential buyers by developing, implementing and monitoring a prospecting and sales control system
  • Assist individual sales executives in setting aggressive sales targets and assisting on sales and closing deals, as well as approving all deals made
  • Receive and monitor daily weekly sales plans, sales reports, sales targets reports and sales visits report from sales executives and customer care executives
  • Management and Monitoring of customer satisfaction ratings for the department
  • Manage customer development stages and retention process
  • Carry out training of sales executives where necessary
  • Addressing customer complaints
  • Strategic and monthly planning for the sales department
  • Carry out market research
  • Gather competitor info so as to stay ahead of competition
  • Forecast for stocks
  • Manage sales budget
  • Plan, measure and manage the market Share
  • Business Development; generating new business
  • Ensuring proper follow-up for all potential buyers by developing, implementing and monitoring a prospecting and sales control system
  • Tracking all customers and making sure all leads are logged
  • Manage customer development stages from buying, cross-sell, up-sell, complaints and retention process
  • Marketing especially in planning of expos
  • Any other duties as assigned by management
Qualifications
  • Over 5 years’ experience as a sales manager 2 of which should be in the hospitality industry
  • Degree in Business administration/ sales & marketing
  • Those with a diploma in hotel management will have an added advantage
  • Proven ability to set and achieve sales targets for self and sales team
  • The ability to motivate and lead a sales team
  • Excellent sales and negotiation skills
  • Good business sense
  • Initiative and enthusiasm
  • Excellent communication and 'people skills'
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Good IT, budget and report writing skills
  • A full driving license
Additional Information:  
To apply please visit the following link to submit your application:
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Nuru International Alternative Crop Specialist Agriculture Program Job in Isebania, Kuria West, Kenya

Employer: Nuru International Kenya

Job Title: Agriculture Program – Alternative Crop Specialist

Category:
Full time, contract

Location: Isebania, Kuria West, Kenya

Overview:

Nuru International Kenya is a reputable organization with a mission of ending extreme poverty inrural communities of Kenya. 
With programs in health, education and microfinance, Nuru’s Agriculture Program aims to increase crop yields in a sustainable and scalable way.  
We provide training, agriculture input loans, and extension to thousands of farmers in Kuria.
Currently we are looking to fill a new role of Alternative Crop Specialist who will help us build operations for non-maize food crops and will report to the Agriculture Program Manager.

Specific Responsibilities include:
  • Help the Agriculture District & Program Manager accomplish the goals of Nuru Kenya and the agriculture program in a sustainable and scalable way.
  • Conduct research on non-maize crops to help Nuru Kenya determine viable options for new alternative crop programs.
  • Assist in creating new loan packages for Nuru farmers for the 2014 loan rains season.
  • Determine best growing practices for each alternative crop and develop training series for teaching best practices to Nuru farmers.
  • Design and carry out crop trials in the 2013 short rains if deemed necessary.
  • Work with the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute and other partners to stay up to date on new agronomic practices and research.
  • Work with the Social Enterprises department to source high-quality inputs (fertilizer, seed, vines etc) in a cost-effective manner.
  • Help develop efficient distribution mechanisms and schedules for agricultural inputs.
  • Assist in marketing new crops and educating farmers about their uses.
  • Educate agriculture field officers & field managers on diseases, pests and other challenges for alternative crops.
  • Provide field support and expertise during the 2014 long rains growing season.
  • Liaise with the Social Enterprises department to help develop buying or market linkage strategies.
Qualifications:
  • Kenyan citizen or the ability to work in Kenya
  • Prefer university degree in agriculture, project management, or related area
  • Knowledge of agronomic best practices for food crops such as millet, sweet potatoes, etc
  • 1-2 years of project management experience
  • Speak fluent English (mandatory) and Kiswahili (mandatory)
  • Experience conducting both web and field based research
  • Possess intermediate computer skills (Word, Excel, internet, email).
  • Skilled in budgeting and planning on tight deadlines
  • Ability to make data driven decisions
  • Commitment to ending extreme poverty in rural areas of Kuria, Kenya
Compensation: Negotiable depending on experience

Applicants must currently live in Kuria West District, or be willing to relocate for this position. 
Do not expect any of the following: relocation pay, monetary support for family relocation, housing or housing allowance, food allowance.

Application Process:

Interested applicants should submit a CV and a cover letter explaining their qualifications, experience and motivations (in English) to cropspecialist@nuru.co.ke by May 17.

About Nuru Kenya

Nuru Kenya is different from most other NGOs. Our organization has a holistic approach whereby all our programs work together for a common goal of ending extreme poverty in our community in a sustainable and scalable way.

Read more at: www.nuruinternational.org

Saturday, 27 April 2013

Merlin Nutrition Officer Job in Lodwar, Turkana (KShs 6K)

Position: Nutrition Officer
 
Location: Lodwar, Turkana
 
Department: Health & Nutrition
 
Reports to: Deputy Project Health Coordinator
 
Relationships internally: All programme and support staff
 
Relationships externally: MoMS/MoPHS personnel, other governmental, UN agencies counterparts.
 
Salary: Kshs 65,000 per month
 
Benefits: Insurance cover, house allowance at 15% of basic salary, and annual leave entitlement of 24 days per annum at the completion of 12 months of continuous employment with Merlin.

Merlin Objective
 
Merlin is a British humanitarian Non Governmental Organisation providing health care to populations in crises. Merlin exists to provide an immediate and effective response to medical emergencies throughout the world.
 
The Purpose of the Job
 
The overall objective of the position is to develop, implement, monitor and report on all nutrition technical aspects of Merlin’s projects in assigned areas of Turkana.  
S/he will ensure that field staff and partners adhere to technical and standard protocols in nutrition.  
S/he will train and mentor staff as well as participate in nutrition assessments, surveys and proposal design processes. 
S/he will be responsible for HINI activities reporting from field sites to district stakeholders and Merlin management. 
The Nutrition Officer will work under the supervision of the Deputy project Health Coordinator and in close collaboration with the MOH authorities and staff at district and community level.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Ensure the technical and effective implementation of the High Impact Nutrition Intervention (HINI)
  • Supervise, mentor and work in collaboration with the health workers implementing HINI activities
  • Provide technical support in the management of malnutrition in line with Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition (IMAM) guideline at health facility and outreach site.
  • Train the Nurses, CHWs and other field staff in case detection and home-based care related to nutrition.
  • Prepare and follow up CHWs incentive and ensure they are paid accordingly.
  • In collaboration with Nurses and other field Officers, organize the logistics for community outreaches
  • Together with the DPHC ensure proper communication, coordination and harmonization of tools with the different stakeholders involved in food/nutrition activities (MOH, World Vision and IRC)
  • Ensure the establishment of nutrition monitoring activities and train health staff in case detection and referral system.
  • Participate in nutrition assessments, studies and surveys;
  • Participate in the delivery of trainings for health staff, organize and lead on the job training (OJT) of staff and CHWs.
  • To ensure correct data collection of all program components on a monthly basis.
  • Analyse and compile the monthly nutrition report.
  • Contribute to proposal design and development
  • Support the nurse in maintaining monthly stocks of all drugs and medical supplies and prepare monthly consumption reports.
  • In the absence of DPHC or PHC, attend Health and nutrition coordination meetings and all relevant meetings with stakeholders
Qualifications and Skills
  • Degree or Diploma in Nutrition or related health field
  • At least three years experience in supervising the implementation of nutrition programmes. 
  • Experience in the implementation of nutrition monitoring activities and malnutrition case detection and management 
  • Experience of carrying out nutritional surveys at field level
  • Fluent spoken & written English
  • Excellent management and communications skills
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Ability to write clear and concise reports
  • Training and facilitation experience
  • Computer skills, including MS Office and EPI-Info
  • Be a team player
  • Work under pressure and in less comfort.
To apply for this position:
 
All applications including cover letter and cv should be sent to:

HR Department,
Merlin, Nairobi Office,
P.O Box 3350 – 00200, 
Nairobi, Kenya

or e-mail to: recruitment@merlin-kenya.org

Application deadline is 5:00pm on Friday, 10th May 2013. 
Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Data Protection
 
Please note that in accordance with the 1998 Data Protection Act, Merlin will hold and use personal information that you have given for the purpose of recruitment and employment. This information can be stored in manual and/or electronic form. This information may also be disclosed to third parties in accordance with the Data Protection Act.  
In cases where a job offer is conditional on ensuring that potential employees’ names do not appear on counter terrorism lists generated by the United Nations, European Union or the United States due to donor funding requirements, Merlin will use the information that you have given for checking that your name does not appear on these lists.

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